Friendship Day 2018 #friendshipday

From what Google and Twitter say it’s Friendship Day and that’s cool. My view on this particular day which was founded in part by Joyce Hall of Hallmark Greeting Cards Company. The criticism is that it’s to sell and exchange greeting cards and other tokens of affection. You know what that would be fine with me. We need more expressions of love, affection and friendship these days.

We live in a mean world that needs softening up. Rediscovering tenderness and friendship is important to give us something to keep us going.

Personally I don’t have a best friend but many people I call friends. Those are people who you share a common view on life, you are there for one another when things get tough and people you can confide in. It’s important they are interested in you as a human being. I am blessed with a good family but there are extended family who I have chosen to be in my life. The one thing is that you hope as you are a good friend to others that they return the favor. Relationships need to be a two-way street to be successful and worth having.

Daily Prompt – Word Of The Day: Awkward

Just so you know I am a nerd, geek, dork. That being said I am socially a bit awkward with people outside my friendship group. Not knowing how to relate to someone can be difficult, challenging, sometimes impossible. When you march to the beat of your own drummer and see the world from a different lens you are going to find it tough. Sure I am a dude but there is a good level of feminine influence that informs me about how to get along in the world. Doing things your own way can be freeing but hard. Everyone is awkward about something and that is alright.